Dr Kofi Amoa-Abban, the man who was praised in the showbiz arena for settling the feud between Award-winning dancehall musicians namely Livingstone Etse Satekla affectionately known as Stonebwoy and Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr also known in the entertainment industry as Shatta Wale has been praised for his philanthropic efforts by donating food items worth hundreds of thousands of Ghana cedis to his former school.
It would be recalled, that entertainment pundits both local and internationally hailed the renowned mogul for his unflappable efforts in ensuring the feud between the two musicians settled amicably.
The Founder and CEO of Rigworld Group Dr Kofi Amoa-Abban won the hearts of Ghanaians most especially fans of Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale.
Mfantsipim Senior High School, Dr Amoa-Abban’s alma mater were blessed to benefit from his philanthropic gesture under the tutelage of Rigworld Group.
Presenting the food items on behalf of Dr Kofi Amoa-Abban and the Rigworld Group, Mr Stephen Adarkwah Jnr., the Finance Manager of the Rigworld Group hinted that the donation was part of the company’s corporate social responsibility program.
Dr Amoa-Abban is also the Founder and CEO of Rigworld Group, a Ghanaian oil and gas services business firm.
“We are here on behalf of Dr Kofi Amoa-Abban and the Rigworld Group to donate these food items as part of the company’s corporate social responsibility program. We chose Mfatsipim because our Founder is a product of this esteemed school. We believe that these food items will help motivate the young men of this notable school to work hard at their studies so they can, in turn, make a valuable contribution to society”.
The Headmaster of the Mfantsipim School, Rev. Ebenezer K. Aidoo on behalf of the school expressed his profound gratitude and that of the management to Dr Kofi Amoa-Abban and the Rigworld Group for their kind gesture and urged other companies to emulate the same to complement what the government is doing.
He said, “It is obvious that I am excited to receive these items.” They’ve come at the right time to supplement what the government is doing. So, I am happy for this kind gesture; it will go a long way to motivate the boys to study. I will also urge others to emulate the support given to us by Kofi Amoa-Abban and the Rigworld Group. ”
Among the items which the Rigworld Group donated, include 400 hundred bags of rice, 100 bags of sugar, and 30 gallons of cooking oil to assist the management of the school to feed the students.
Dr Kofi Amoa-Abban is a Ghanaian oil and gas entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is the founder and CEO of Rigworld Group, an oil and gas services business with operations across the West African sub-region, serves as a board member of Kumasi Asante Kotoko and also known for settling the feud between Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy.
Below is the full speech of The Finance Manager, Stephen Adarkwah Jnr.
The headmaster, distinguished members of staff and students of Mfantsipim School, our friends from the media present,
Mfantsipim School has since its establishment been the standard bearer of secondary education in Ghana. Mfantsipim has produced a number of the great leaders who have helped build and develop our nation over the years.
Today we are here on behalf of Rigworld Group to make a donation of these food items as part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme. We chose Mfantsipim because our CEO, Kofi Amoa-Abban is a product of this esteemed school. It is The School that instilled discipline, a forward-thinking visionary mindset, and the hard work ethic that has led Kofi Amoa-Abban to become one of Ghana’s illustrious sons. Many young men and women look up to him as their role model, and seek to emulate him.
It is our belief that these food items will help motivate the young men of Mfantsipim to work hard at their studies so they can in turn make a valuable contribution to society. In keeping with the Mfantsipim School motto “Dwen Hwe Kan”, it is our fervent belief that caring for Ghana’s future generations is everyone’s responsibility and the Rigworld CEO hopes this endeavour will evoke an emotional response and encourage a national effort to support our youth in every way we can. May God bless Mfantsipim School, and our beloved country Ghana.
Thank you all.